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NATIONAL welterweight boxer Aaron Prince will not join super heavyweight Nigel Paul at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in August.

Read more: Prince eliminated from Olympic contention

Olympian Ato Boldon has lauded the late Muhammad Ali for being a pioneer for black athletes in an era when that was not the norm.

Read more: Ato: Ali a pioneer for black athletes

NATIONAL BOXER Michael Alexander was eliminated from Olympic contention after losing at the AIBA Olympic Qualification Event in Baku, Azerbaijan, yesterday.

Read more: Alexander eliminated from Olympic contention

Muhammad Ali's brutal contest against Joe Frazier in Manila in 1977 is one of the greatest fights in history ©YouTube

Muhammad Ali was not someone to argue with, in the ring or out, so when he told the world he was "The Greatest", we believed him, because he surely was. Perhaps not the greatest boxer - Ali himself always acknowledged that Sugar Ray Robinson held that title - but certainly the greatest world heavyweight champion, and, as every opinion poll has ever indicated, the greatest sports figure in history.

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The Trinidad and Tobago Boxing contingent departed for Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday 13th June to compete at the AOB World Olympic Qualification Event with the hopes of joining Super heavyweight boxer Nigel Paul at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Read more: 5 Boxers representing Team TTO at AOB World Olympic Qualification Event

Jerry Izenberg interviews Muhammad Ali in a 1970s file photo. (The Star-Ledger)

With Muhammad Ali, it was always the people.

Read more: Muhammad Ali: Why they called him 'The Greatest' and why I called him my friend | Jerry Izenberg

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